On Dec 26, 2007, at 12:05 , Sam Smoot wrote:

> BTW, objects in Ruby are not guaranteed to be GC'ed when there are no
> more references to them. They can easily survive numerous cycles of
> the GC and be found in the ObjectSpace. It's actually really
> frustrating.

That's conservative GC for ya... *shrug* It has never been much of an  
issue for me, but I can see where it can really hose you up.